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Cabbage is always there for you. Here’s how to give it the respect it deserves.

All hail the mighty cabbage. Popular all over the world – think Southern-style braised cabbage, spicy fermented kimchi, stuffed cabbage rolls, tart sauerkraut, and creamy and crisp coleslaws –...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Have s’more fun with pretzels, caramel, toasted coconut and cookies

Messy, sticky, warm and sweet, s’mores are a treat that needs no recipe. The combination of fire-roasted marshmallow, sturdy graham crackers and melty milk chocolate remains a classic for a reason....

DATE: Feb. 17, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

‘I just want someone to spill a beer on me’

As I sit at the dining table that is also my desk, considering what I can unearth from the nearby freezer to serve for dinner (on this very table), I have been indulging in a persistent daydream....

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Sauce, gravy or stew too thin? We’ve got 3 ways to fix that

We’ve all been there. There being left with a thin, watery sauce when instead we’re in want of one that is thick, luscious and full of body. While a roux is a common thickener that we should all...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Believe it or not, you can make great pizza without cheese. Here’s how.

I love pizza – but no longer eat cheese. So, in recent years, I began to think of pizza as more of a memory than a meal. My fifth birthday was the stuff pizza dreams are made of, at least to a kid...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

‘Cereal snacks’ are just bigger cereal for people too lazy to add milk

Big Cereal has big ambitions. The makers of the sugary stuff that traditionally has fueled American breakfasts are setting their sights far beyond the bowl. You can buy coffee creamer flavored like...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

What’s the secret to pairing beer with food?

When it comes to pairing beer and food, Durango has a world-class expert. Sean Clark is the chief operations officer and executive chef at Peak Food & Beverage, which runs Bird’s, El Moro Spirits &...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Help your dough rise to the occasion during the winter

I continue to develop my skills as a fairly new sourdough baker, and one of those is how to find success in winter. Whether you’re making sourdough bread or loaves made with commercial dry yeast,...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Calling all dill lovers: This old-school ham salad sandwich is for you

Make me a bowl of a chicken or tuna salad and I’m set for days. I love the ease of both and will happily eat them again and again scooped onto lettuce leaves, in sandwiches or on crackers for a...

DATE: Feb. 2, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Potatoes aren’t the only vegetables you should be mashing

A bowl of buttery, creamy mashed potatoes is a thing of beauty and elegance. But spuds aren’t the only vegetables you should mash. Root vegetables – such as rutabagas, parsnips and turnips – are...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Trinidad-style aloo and channa infuses an Indian classic with Caribbean flavor

There’s no denying the simplicity of Trinidad-style aloo and channa. Creamy Yukon Gold potatoes are coated in curry powder, then simmered until soft. Canned chickpeas are added, and the whole pot...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

Cooking for one: 6 tips to keep things practical, flexible and fun

Many of us have been spending more time at home over the past 10 months, and a lot more of that time has been spent alone. With the coronavirus pandemic cutting off access to friends and social...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2021 | CATEGORY: Food

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